Shadows and Light (Joni Mitchell album)

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Shadows and Light
Joni Shadows.jpg
Live album by
ReleasedSeptember 1980
RecordedSeptember 1979
VenueSanta Barbara Bowl, Santa Barbara, California
GenreFolk jazz, vocal jazz
Length83:54
LabelAsylum
ProducerJoni Mitchell
Joni Mitchell chronology
Mingus
(1979)
Shadows and Light
(1980)
Wild Things Run Fast
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]

Shadows and Light is a 1980 live double album by the Canadian singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell. It was recorded at the Santa Barbara Bowl in September 1979 on Mitchell's Mingus tour. A film of the concert was also released on VHS, LaserDisc and DVD.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Joni Mitchell, except where indicated

Side One:
No.TitleLength
1."Introduction" (Included on LP and CD. Featured in VHS/DVD opening credits)1:51
2."In France They Kiss on Main Street"4:14
3."Edith and the Kingpin"4:10
4."Coyote"4:58
5."Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" (music: Charles Mingus; lyrics: Joni Mitchell)6:02
Total length:20:35
Side Two:
No.TitleLength
1."Jaco's Solo (only on VHS/DVD)" (only on VHS/DVD) (Jaco Pastorius) 
2."The Dry Cleaner from Des Moines" (Joni Mitchell, Charles Mingus)4:37
3."Amelia"6:40
4."Pat's Solo" (Pat Metheny)3:09
5."Hejira"7:42
Total length:21:28
Side Three:
No.TitleLength
1."Black Crow" (omitted from first CD release)3:52
2."Don's Solo" ((omitted from VHS/DVD and first CD release) (Don Alias)4:04
3."Dreamland" (omitted from VHS/DVD)4:40
4."Free Man in Paris" (omitted from first CD release)3:23
5."Band Introduction"0:52
6."Furry Sings the Blues" (DVD version and CD version were recorded on separate dates) 
Total length:21:25
Side Four:
No.TitleLength
1."Raised on Robbery" (only on VHS/DVD)0:00
2."Why Do Fools Fall in Love" (Frankie Lymon, Herman Santiago, Jimmy Merchant)2:53
3."Shadows and Light"5:23
4."God Must be a Boogie Man" (omitted from VHS/DVD)5:02
5."Woodstock" (omitted from VHS/DVD)5:08
Total length:18:26

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Iyengar, Vik (2011). "Shadows and Light - Joni Mitchell | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 19 July 2011.